• BASF Coatings expands presence in Belarus

    Tim Wright October 14, 2008
    || BASF Coatings expands presence in Belarus

  • 'Green' automotive clear coat technology

    Tim Wright October 13, 2008
    || 'Green' automotive clear coat technology

  • Double acquisition

    October 10, 2008
    || Double acquisition for akzonobel AkzoNobel is to invest almost €50 million in its performance coatings activities after agreeing to two acquisitions which will boost the company’s car refinishes and industrial finishes businesses. The two…

  • Dunn-Edwards to open new technology center

    October 10, 2008
    || Dunn-Edwards to open new technology center Dunn-Edwards Corporation has announced plans to build a 40,000-square-foot coatings technology center on its Los Angeles, CA campus. The new facility will consolidate the paint manufacturer’s existing…

  • BASF Coatings opens Design Studio in Europe

    October 10, 2008
    || BASF Coatings opens Design Studio in Europe in Münster BASF Coatings has opened its first Design Studio in Europe for the coatings industry near its headquarters and production plant in Münster, Germany. The studio covers a total area of…

  • H.B. Fuller acquires adhesive business in Egypt

    October 10, 2008
    || H.B. Fuller acquires adhesive business in Egypt H.B. Fuller has completed the acquisition of Egymelt, a manufacturer and marketer of hot melt and specialty water-based adhesives headquartered in Cairo, Egypt. “The acquisition of Egymelt establi…

  • Ciba launches two new dispersants

    October 10, 2008
    || Ciba has introduced two new dispersants for industrial and automotive coatings. Ciba EFKA 4310 and EFKA 4320 are designed to improve the stability of pigment dispersions and their compatibility with resins, thereby increasing flexibility in manufac…

  • Rohm and Haas Launches Duraplus MP Emulsion

    October 10, 2008
    || Rohm and Haas has launched Duraplus MP emulsion, a new binder for the North American floor finish market. This new multi-purpose, styrene-acrylic waterborne copolymer can be formulated to meet the strictest VOC standards and still outperform traditio…

  • Hockmeyer introduces Hcps Immersion Mill

    October 10, 2008
    || Hockmeyer introduces new Hcps Immersion Mill Hockmeyer Equipment has introduced the new HCPS immersion mill design, which features the addition of an upper auger and interchangeable scraper blades. Every machine includes both a sidewall scraper and…

  • Sartomer Introduces sr533R

    October 10, 2008
    || Sartomer Introduces sr533R peroxide-cured elastomers Sartomer Company has introduced SR533R, a scorth-retarding version of triallyl isocyanurate (TAIC). This new co-agent allows formulators to mitigate the rapid onset of scorth and increase in-proce…

  • Netzsch offers LabStar

    October 10, 2008
    || Netzsch offers LabStar Mill conversion kit Netzsch Fine Particle Technology LLC has developed a conversion kit that allows its LabStar disc mill users to choose between the TriNex or Zeta grinding systems, as well as various batch sizes in the range…

  • DSM powder coating resins

    October 10, 2008
    || DSM powder coating resins launches uralac corres DSM Powder Coating Resins has launched Uralac Corres, a new technology platform based on polyester resins for corrosion protective coatings. The first product in this line, Uralac P7604 is specific…

  • Brookfield offers CT3 texture analyzer

    October 10, 2008
    || Brookfield offers CT3 texture analyzer Brookfield Engineering has introduced the new CT3 texture analyzer,…

  • Dow exploring divestiture options

    October 10, 2008
    || The Dow Chemical Company is exploring divestiture options for its Clear Lake Operations acrylic acid and esters, and UCAR Emulsion Systems specialty latex business in North America. Dow has engaged J.P. Morgan to act as financial adviser in support o…

  • Reichhold to build resin plant in Tianjin, China

    October 10, 2008
    || Reichhold to build resin plant in Tianjin, China Reichhold has recently announced plans to expand into the Chinese market by building a composite resins plant in Tianjin, China. Phase I of the new plant is scheduled for completion by the end of 2009…